Midtown East

Welcome to Midtown East

A classic and upscale neighborhood in the heart of Manhattan.
Midtown East is a quintessential Manhattan neighborhood with luxurious apartments, iconic NYC architecture, and an authentic residential feel. Midtown East, as its name implies, is situated in the center of Manhattan on the east side, running from E 42nd Street up to E 59th Street and between Fifth Avenue and the East River. Midtown East has it all when it comes to a location with convenient access to top restaurants, shopping, transportation, and the rest of Manhattan in minutes.
Some of New York’s most iconic buildings are located here with Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building, the United Nations Headquarters, and the New York Public Library, all architectural marvels. Midtown East is where residential living meets office spaces, chic eateries, and hot spots for grabbing a drink after work. Get from one area of the city to another quickly by hopping onto the subway with stops along Lexington Ave at 42nd, 51st, and 59th Street or catch the train from Grand Central Station and be on your way.

What to Love

  • Luxurious living centrally located in Manhattan
  • Convenient access to the subway, work, and top eateries
  • Home to the famous Fifth Avenue for high-end shopping
  • Iconic NYC architecture, Grand Central, and the Chrysler Building

Local Lifestyle

Midtown East is a classic and affluent NYC neighborhood with iconic high-rise buildings on tree-lined streets with a quiet residential feel. Residents have access to the bustling vibes of Grand Central Station, Fifth Avenue, and Rockefeller Center within a few minutes walk.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Midtown East has a vast assortment of dining options, from casual to fine dining, and some of the trendiest cocktail bars. For the ultimate spot for grabbing a cocktail and enjoying an incredible view, head to Upstairs at the top of The Kimberly Hotel. The swanky rooftop bar has views of Midtown and the Chrysler Building that is perfect for post-work drinks or date night. Select from a tasty menu of small plates or decadent breakfast items for brunch. In a more casual setting is SNAFU Bar, a funky and fun lounge bar near Grand Central with a cozy atmosphere. It is a popular spot for happy hour after work, meeting up with friends, playing games, or watching your sporting match on TV.
Cornerstone Tavern is a neighborhood favorite for happy hour and watching games on TV in addition to trivia and karaoke nights. They serve elevated pub fare paired with a cocktail or craft brew in a fun and lively setting. For delicious Pan-Asian cuisine, TAO Uptown won’t disappoint with exceptional dishes from small plates to fish, sushi, noodles, steak, and more. The larger-than-life Buddha statue and low lighting add to the elegant and tranquil ambiance.
Midtown East is the premier shopping destination in Manhattan, with the iconic Fifth Avenue home to luxury and designer brands. From Tiffany’s to Saks Fifth Avenue, Prada, Cartier, Gucci, and Rolex, to name a few, there is no shortage of retail stores to peruse.

Things To Do

Midtown East is one of the top neighborhoods for residents looking for things to do regularly. Locals can choose from almost any activity imaginable, as it is centrally located near the most popular attractions in Manhattan. A chic lounge in a gorgeous ambiance is none other than The St. Cloud Rooftop at the top of The Knickerbocker Hotel. The luxe lounge and bar can be enjoyed inside or out on the whimsical outdoor patio. Dine on an eclectic mix of small plates, sip sophisticated cocktails, and take in the views overlooking the vibrant Times Square. In need of some pampering? The Allure Day Spa has you covered in providing a luxurious experience with massages, facials, body treatments, or hair services.
Besides catching the next subway or train, Grand Central is a destination in itself for excellent dining venues, shopping, and jaw-dropping architecture. For casual eating, head down to the Lower Level, which is excellent for a quick bite to eat. Classic fine dining venues are up on the Balcony Level. Whether you are a book lover or not, The New York Public Library is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, resembling a palace more than a library with its Beaux-Arts architectural style. It provides a quiet respite away from the bustling streets outside.


Midtown East has exceptional schools served by the New York City Geographic District No. 2.
  • Montessori School of New York International
  • P.S. 59 Beekman Hill International School
  • Professional Performing Arts High School
  • The Beekman School

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